“People enjoy life in Cuba like in few other places. They’re safe, literate and healthy!” (Bernie Sanders?–NOPE! That was Time magazine)…LE RRRONCA!

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(I SWEAR I am not making this up) From Time magazine in 2015.:

“Their country (Cuba) is poor and, without doubt, a security state, but also safe, literate and healthy. People enjoy life in Cuba as in few other places.

But why pick on Time? A couple years ago Time’s historic rival, Newsweek, hailed Cuba as “among the best countries in the world to live, and christened Cubans as “among the world’s luckiest people.”

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“Imagine if you will…oh FORGET IT!…I give up!…I only wish I’d been able to fantasize a script to properly convey the zone you Cuban-Americans visit every day when you read or turn on the news…like that Fontova guy always says: LE RRRRRRONCA!!!!”

For the benefit of our many, many friends who live outside the deep moat and tall walls enclosing the tiny Cuban-American informational ghetto and the almost hermetic Miami Spanish-language news bubble: Prior to Castroism–when Cubans were perfectly free to leave Cuba with all their property, family, etc. and got U.S. visas for the asking–all during this period: fewer Cubans lived in the U.S. than Americans in Cuba. Prior to Castroism Cuba was flooded with more immigrants per-capita (primarily from Europe) than was the U.S. Sounds “Twilight Zonish,” I know. But fully documented here.

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“Le RRRRONCA!”